Wishing on a Star

Author: Fran Lee
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423611667
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If you go outside on a clear night, you can't help yourself. Your head tilts back, your eyes rise up, and you find yourself gazing at the stars . . . WOW! From the beginning of time, people have admired the night sky's beauty. The night sky is our oldest picture book, and Wishing on a Star retells some of these stories from around the world in simple language that kids can understand. Wishing on a Star also includes lots of fun activities that celebrate the stars. Learn how to make a twinkling thaumatrope, fly a starry kite, and act in your own constellation play. Star maps and stargazing tips show how to find the constellations, and cool science facts teach more about the stars.

Cooking in a Can

Author: Kate White
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423609278
Format: PDF
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Cooking in a Can is the perfect activity book for kids who love to camp and cook! The newest book in our successful children's activities series, Cooking in a Can follows Cooking on a Stick (now over 63,000 copies sold), and introduces dozens of techniques for cooking outside. Author Kate White shows kids the beauty of cooking over a campfire, with dozens of delicious and easy recipes like Hot Rock Chicken and Wilderness Wonder Chocolate Cake. From cooking in a can to cooking in a paper bag to cooking on a rock, this activity book produces scrumptious results that kids of all ages will enjoy.

Bright Star Night Star

Author: Karl Beckstrand
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 131012809X
Format: PDF
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2014 UP Author Award for cover design. A picture book about the night sky--Bright Star, Night Star activities include finding constellations, planets, the moon, sun, and other heavenly bodies. It comes with rich illustrations by Spanish illustrator Luis F. Sanz to aid vocabulary comprehension (ages 4 - 9), online SECRETS, and American Indian characters. Expose your child to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science. Also an ebook: Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (worldwide rights, Feb. 2014, SEE inside, hard or soft cover) Premiobooks.com, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Bn.com/NOOK, EBSCO, Follett Library Resources/Title Wave, Ingram, Kindle/Amazon.com, Mackin, Overdrive, Quality Books, iTunes/Kobo/Sony, and select retailers. Perfect bound 8.5"x8.5", 30-pages, about 400 words by Karl Beckstrand (Also by Beckstrand & Sanz: Why Juan Can't Sleep: A Mystery?) ISBN hard: 978-0985398880, ISBN soft: 978-0615856155 (ebook ISBN: 978-1310128097), LCCN: 2013913403, JNF051040, JUV011040, JUV036000, JUV010000, JUV020000, JUV054000

Trekking on a Trail

Author: Linda White
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9780879059415
Format: PDF
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Discusses various aspects of hiking, including warming up, gear, packing, safety, map reading, food, topography, and more.

Haunting on a Halloween

Author: Linda White
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781586851125
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A collection of ideas and directions for making Halloween decorations, costumes, snacks and parties that depend more on imagination and creativity than on money.

Putting on a Party

Author: Lori Bonner
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781586852320
Format: PDF
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Describes how to plan successful theme parties and includes recipes, instructions for making invitations and decorations, and ideas for games, party favors, refreshments, and activities. Original.

Dare to Differentiate Third Edition

Author: Danny Brassell
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462514618
Format: PDF, Docs
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This highly practical resource for K–6 teachers is packed with 25 classroom-tested, step-by-step strategies for developing word knowledge. The emphasis throughout is not only on teaching new words, but also on strengthening students’ comprehension and long-term vocabulary acquisition. Especially valuable are guidelines for how to differentiate each strategy so it can be used successfully with English language learners and students at varying proficiency levels. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book features helpful print and Web resources for each strategy, along with 20 reproducible worksheets.

A Child s Introduction to the Night Sky

Author: Michael Driscoll
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781579123666
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year. This is the third in Black Dog & Leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry.

Night Sky

Author: Jonathan Poppele
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 1591936144
Format: PDF, ePub
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Stargazing is among the most peaceful and inspiring outdoor activities. Night Sky, the award-winning book by Jonathan Poppele, makes it more fun than ever! Take a simple approach to finding 62 constellations by focusing on one constellation at a time, instead of attempting to study dizzying charts. Start with the easy-to-find constellations during each season and work toward the more difficult ones. Better yet, you'll learn how to locate any constellation in relation to the Big Dipper, the North Star and the top of the sky. With two ways to locate each constellation, you'll know where in the sky to look and what to look for! Along the way, you'll be introduced to mythology, facts and tidbits, as well as details about the planets, solar system and more! As an added bonus, the book comes with a red-light flashlight for night reading.

Constellations of the Night Sky

Author: Bruce LaFontaine
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486426488
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Large, double-page illustrations introduce stargazers of all ages to 22 major constellations, among them Aquarius, the water bearer; Orion, the hunter; Gemini, the twins; as well as Canis Major, Taurus, and Leo. Accompanying text relates mythological story behind each constellation's name and identifies its principal stars.